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Looking Up

David Weinrich was hired to work in the MSUM planetarium in 1983. He continued for 31 years until he retired as its director in 2014. The awe for his work never ended.

Stacy Broman receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Stacy Broman '85 has received the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award for her professional successes and personal milestones in her law career.

Anna Knutson receives Outstanding Young Alumni Award

Anna Knutson '13 has received the Outstanding Young Alumni Award for her work in advertising and marketing.

Gary Johnson receives Distinguished Alumni Award

Gary Johnson '88 has received the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award for making significant contributions to his community by using his passion for computers.

MSUM to Honor Alumni for Professional, Community Contributions

Three alumni will be honored for significant contributions to their professions and communities by the Minnesota State University Moorhead Foundation during Homecoming festivities on campus Oct. 4-9.

Faculty, staff innovation rewarded with Minnesota State grants

Several MSUM faculty and staff members’ innovative ideas were chosen as finalists to receive funding for projects based around diversity, equity and inclusion. These projects included small seed (up to $10,000) and large seed ($25,000) categories.

Sculpture class brings abstract art downtown

MSUM's Advanced Sculpture class created a twisted sculpture that was set on its pedestal outside the Plains Art Museum, where it now sits until 2024. 

Finding Opportunities in Nursing

Joan Justesen enjoyed a 43-year career in healthcare thanks to degrees (BSN ’83, MBA ’90) she earned at MSUM. Now she supports the next generation of nurses.

Serving the Best & Brightest

Dennis Dahlen earned his MBA at MSUM in 1986. Now he is CFO at one of the most recognized health care institutions in the world.

Soaring Research Leads to National Honor

MaryJo Nelson, ecology and film major, received the Goldwater Scholarship for her research and continues to combine her passion for science and film in nontraditional ways. 

Graphic design student wins multiple ADDY awards for capstone project "ReYou"

Mysha Wenzel received several ADDY awards from the 2022 North Dakota American Advertising Federation's Awards (AAF-ND) show.

Graphic design student wins ADDY awards for capstone project “Washington Golds”

Nicholas Loock received several ADDY awards from the 2022 North Dakota American Advertising Federation's (AAF-ND) Awards show.